‘Rocky’ To ‘KGF 2’: Tracing Sanjay Dutt’s Journey As A Hero
Sanjay Dutt brought an unparalleled swag right from his Bollywood debut ‘Rocky’ and he carries that to his latest release ‘KGF 2’
The OG Rocky of the entertainment world, Sanjay Dutt, is an actor who’s been in the industry for a long time and is loved by many for the roles he’s done. There hasn’t been anyone who has managed to rise up to his style and cool quotient, though many have tried.
The superstar brought an unmatched swag right from his Bollywood debut Rocky, which made him an overnight sensation, and everything from his chiselled body, to the long hair he sported in the film became a rage. Everyone wanted to look like Sanjay Dutt.
While he will always be an original trendsetter, he also went on to pave the way for his contemporaries to experiment with different roles and characters, like when he played a father in Mission Kashmir and left an indelible mark.
With the Munnabhai franchise, he continued to reinvent and speak to audiences in the language they best understand; in fact, his role in the films remain one of the most loved characters of all time.
Dutt’s career is paved with many lovable characters Sajaan’s Aman, Sadak’s Ravi, and Khoobsurat’s Sanju, all of which audiences related to or knew someone with the same characteristics as these characters. The actor always created his characters in a way that they would be remembered and cherished for decades.
When it came to antagonists, Sanjay Dutt was the ultimate ‘baddie’ as just his sheer presence was intimidating on screen.
Every one of those characters he took on, he made iconic, be it Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar in Vaastav, Balaram Prasad in Khalnayak, or Kancha Cheena in Agneepath. With so many movies to his name, for Sanjay Dutt, the best is yet to come as the superstar steps into the shoes of the deadly Adheera in KGF: Chapter 2, one of the most anticipated films of all time in Indian cinema. This time The OG Rocky goes up against KGF’s Rocky in KGF: Chapter 2.
Sanjay Dutt’s KGF Chapter 2 journey has been difficult and nothing short of inspiring. From being diagnosed with cancer during the production to returning to the set with courage and dedication, taking on high-octane action sequences and proving to his fans that nothing can kill his love for his craft, Sanjay Dutt proves to us time and again he’s one in a million and why he will always be the OG Rocky of our industry.
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